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  1. Basic Principles of Pruning Backyard Grapevines

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1428

    vegetation during the growing season. Shoot positioning results in high-quality fruit, better buds for next ... Professor, Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, The Ohio State University Growing grapes has been ... positioned on top of the arbor. Figure 1a. Bilateral high cordon system. Figure 1b. Head-trained system. Do ...

  2. Selecting the Best Nozzle for the Job

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-528

    droplet size, affecting both target coverage and spray drift risk. Nozzles come in a wide variety of types ... etc.) •  Spray drift risk   Nozzle selection Nozzle type Each nozzle type is designed for a specific ... it is best to understand the procedure and the math nozzle manufacturers use to generate the values ...

  3. Gas Welding Safety

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59178

    position. Close cylinder valves before moving. Protective caps or regulators should be kept in place. Roll ... in confined areas or where there are barriers to air movement. Natural drafts, fans, and positioning ...

  4. Bumble Bees in Ohio: Natural History and Identification of Common Species

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-84

    Entomology, Ohio State University Extension A bumble bee flying from flower to flower is a common sight in the ... bumble bees, with about a dozen species seen in Ohio. These bees play an important role as pollinators of ... reserved the sperm in a special organ in her abdomen. Using the heat generated by vibrating her flight ...

  5. Beef and Forage Field Night

    https://agnr.osu.edu/events/beef-and-forage-field-night-0

    Standpipe Road, Jackson, Ohio 45640. ...

  6. Proper Calibration and Operation of Backpack and Hand Can Sprayers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-531

    A higher travel speed will result in a lower application rate.       Maintaining a uniform spraying ... smaller drift-prone droplets. Both will result in waste of pesticides or poor control of pests. Lastly, ... directions on the chemical container label tell a user which application rates give the best results ...

  7. Soil Testing for Ohio Lawns, Landscapes, Fruit Crops, and Vegetable Gardens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1132

    vegetable gardens and fruit crops. Soil test results pinpoint plant nutrient needs and soil test lab ... recommendations guide fertilizer applications so just the right amount is used. Test results also provide ... (see table at end of the fact sheet). Results will be sent back to you along with recommendations for ...

  8. Where to Have Your Water Tested

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-315

    Biological Engineering Ohio has about 1 million homes using private wells. Since property owners are ... recommended. Many private laboratories in Ohio will analyze water from public and private water supplies. This ... testing laboratories are approved by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency and Ohio Department of ...

  9. Chinch Bugs in Turfgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2503-11

    to the roots. The result is plant death. Description of Stages These pests are true bugs and have ... oviposition events during each generation. This usually occurs from mid-April into June, from New York to ... accelerated with the onset of warmer temperatures. Usually the first generation matures by mid-July. At this ...

  10. Growing Garlic in the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1627

    works well into a crop rotation with other vegetables. Photo by Timothy J. Malinich, Ohio State ... Rocombole types do not grow well in warmer climates, so these types may not do well in southern Ohio, but ... cultivars in Ohio are: ‘Music’ ‘Georgian Fire’ ‘Georgia Crystal’ It is beneficial to experiment with several ...

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